When winter hits, a reliable snow blower is one of the most crucial items to keep your home clear and easy to access. Knowing the best time to buy one can take time and effort—but we've already done the work for you.
Sporting goods stores know that New Year's resolutions mean more people want to get in shape. Watch for lots of sales on home and office fitness equipment in January as demand spikes.
Fridge manufacturers roll out their new models during spring, which means retailers need to liquidate last year's models to make space for new inventory (since, you know, fridges are big). This liquidation period starts in January.
Bedding and Linens
January is the prime time to buy bedding and linens. Most bedding and linen retailers hold what's called a “White Sale” each January to sell their products at a steep discount.
January is the start of "Wave Season" when cruise companies run a ton of promotions in preparation for people booking their spring and summer cruises.
January begins the perfect storm for TV sales: Unsold holiday stock, retailers looking to clear out old models for March's new model release season (when the NCAA tournament, March Madness, starts), and people looking to upgrade for that big Super Bowl party.
The furniture industry normally releases new indoor furniture styles during spring and fall. This means the end of winter (January and February) is a good time to get great deals on last year's styles. January in particular will afford you more options since less stock has been cleared out.
Black Friday might be the king of electronics sale periods, but January is when leftover stock is sold at a steep discount across every category.
Surprisingly, fall and winter usually see fewer people shopping for jacuzzis so manufacturers have to offer steep discounts to keep their inventory moving.
Brick-and-mortar stores rarely stock patio furniture during winter, but online retailers continue to sell it. During mid-winter (i.e. January), these online retailers are looking to clear warehouse space to make room for new spring products, meaning excellent online deals can be had.
Artificial Christmas Trees
It's hard to be farther from Christmas than at the beginning of January. Stock up for next year and save big as leftover artificial Christmas trees are liquidated.